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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Cyber Security Analyst in WASHINGTON, District Of Columbia

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 310429

Directorate: National Security Directorate

Division: Computing and Analytics

Group: Operations and Analysis

Job Description

  • Maintain understanding of current and emerging analytical tools and software products relevant to needed capabilities and methodologies. Collaborate with peer analysts on specific PNNL developed tool capabilities.

  • Deliver formal and informal training to analysts, managers, and sponsor personnel. Create and maintain training curriculum, marketing materials, user manuals, and training content (basic and advanced).

  • Understand sponsor problem space, identify the specific challenges and make recommendations on overcoming the challenges to deliver capability that supports the sponsors mission in a more effective manner.

  • Provide technical leadership and critical thinking in identification of sponsor needs and assembling multi-disciplinary teams to support changing sponsor requirements and missions.

  • Work with dynamic teams and in a challenging environment that is shared with sponsor. Communicate technical and complex concepts to staff and management possessing differing levels of technical breadth.

  • Must be able to successfully manage competing priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic environment while exhibiting professionalism and integrity representing PNNL in sponsor space on a daily basis.

  • Must be able to receive overall programmatic direction and maintain professional demeanor - be responsible, self-motivated, and autonomous.

  • Must be able to comfortably interface with peers, high level government officials, and other government and military analysts alike, providing technical and programmatic insight at a moment's notice. Work location is in off-site sponsor spaces and requires daily contact with federal employees and other contractors.

  • Must be self-confident, able to relate concepts with conviction and humor, be open and approachable, and an engagingly good listener.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s with 5–8 years of experience; Master’s with 3–6 years of experience; JD or PhD with 0–3 years of experience.

  • Must have experience providing briefings in front of users and/or high-level officials.

  • Relevant experience is defined as experience in one or more of the following:

  • Build real-world situational awareness from cyber technical data

  • Intelligence Analysis, Data Fusion Methodologies, and Data Visualization Techniques

  • Analytic workflow

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to work in and support operations in a classified environment

  • Foreign language skills desired

  • Preferred former military analyst experience

Equal Employment Opportunity

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at

Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from participation in certain foreign government talent recruitment programs. If you are offered a position at PNNL and are currently a participant in a foreign government talent recruitment program you will be required to disclose this information before your first day of employment.

Other Information

This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a federal security clearance.


  • U.S. Citizenship

  • Background Investigation: Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter in accordance 10 CFR 710, Appendix B.

  • Drug Testing: All Security Clearance (L or Q) positions will be considered by the Department of Energy to be Testing Designated Positions which means that they are subject to applicant, random, and for cause drug testing. In addition, applicants must be able to demonstrate non-use of illegal drugs, including marijuana, for the 12 consecutive months preceding completion of the requisite Questionnaire for National Security Positions (QNSP).

Note: Applicants will be considered ineligible for security clearance processing by the U.S. Department of Energy until non-use of illegal drugs, including marijuana, for 12 consecutive months can be demonstrated.

Directorate: National Security

Job Category: Safeguards and Security

Group: Operations & Analysis

Opening Date: 2020-02-05

Closing Date: 2020-03-06